HUSH: Henry’s Dream Machine

Visual concert-performance

2022-11-12 15:00 2022-11-13 16:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: HUSH: Henry’s Dream Machine

In-person event

Due to popular demand, an additional show has been added on November 13 at 1pm! Wondrous machine! We’ve been waiting for him and he’s here at last: our Henry Purcell, fresh from a complete “makeover” by the renowned Zonzo children’s theatre company. Via a miniature version of a theatre straight out of the composer’s time, you’re invited on a wild and crazy journey through Baroque music and fantasies in a land of dreams and...

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Azrieli Studio,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
November 12 - 13, 2022

≈ 55 minutes · No intermission

  • Music Henry Purcell
  • With Jan Van Outryve (lute), Benjamin Macke (accordion), Julie Calbete (soprano)
  • Musical arrangements Jan Van Outryve and Anne Niepold
  • Text Shakespeare, Dryden, Tate (adaptated by Mélanie Dumont and Wouter Van Looy)
  • Video Nele Fack
  • Sound Design Jo Thielemans
  • Costumes Johanna Trudzinski
  • Advice visual concept Marcelle Hudon
  • Advice set design Sascha Van Riel
  • Additional recordings Stijn Demeulenaere
  • Technical director Arthur De Vuyst
  • Produced by Zonzo Compagnie
  • Coproducers Les Festivals de Wallonie, Opéra de Lille, Concertgebouw Brugge and Het Laatste Bedrijf
  • With the support of La Maison qui Chante, Flanders, the Government of Quebec, and the European Union’s “Creative Europe” program.